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British hospitals need clinical ethicists

...cal ethicists in hospitals in the United Kingdom," says a researcher in medical ethics in this week's BMJ. A sound knowledge of medical ethics is essential to the good practice of medicine, yet conclusive evidence exists that doctors need help with ethical problems, writes Daniel Sokol of Imperial College...

Wolfowitz is the wrong choice for the World Bank

...d Bank is the wrong choice and should be rejected, says an editorial in this week's BMJ. Wolfowitz's reput...ence informed, policy making not brazen ideology, says Abbasi. In the end, the Wolfowitz situation boils down to how the United States wants to be perceive...

UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying

...itions have been associated with anxiety. Fukumizu says the impetus for the research was to try to shed li...pediatricians why their children cry at night and, says Fukumizu, "I wanted to contribute to the comprehension of infant and toddler sleep problems." The re...

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows

...better pain relief, with comparable side effects," says lead researcher Dr. Ian Gilron, Director of Clinic...news for the health research community in Canada," says Dr. Rmi Quirion, Scientific Director of CIHR's Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addicti...

New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack

... first things done is to re-establish blood flow," says Dr. Molkentin. "At this point, cells have not yet...aluated for injury related to loss of blood flow," says Dr. Molkentin. "Although our study was in a mouse model and looked at the heart, studies in cell cu...

Public morally obliged to take part in scientific research, says leading ethicist

...n to support and take part in scientific research, says a leading ethicist in the Journal of Medical Ethics . John Harris, Professor of Bioethics at the Institute of Medicine, Law and Bioethics at the University of Manchester, does not advocate making it a legal requirement for people to get involved. B...

UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms

...ay have a fundamental role in numerous behaviors," says Ying-hui Fu, PhD, associate professor of neurology... light for probing the neurobiology of the brain," says co-senior author Louis Ptacek, MD, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and UCSF professor...

International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada

...the world a woman is diagnosed with this disease," says Dr. Paul Goss, the ExCel research study chair. ...take this drug because of its known side effects," says Dr. Goss, also Director of Breast Cancer Research at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Professo...

Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious

...ventually give rise to new reproductive patterns," says Professor Olle Sder, vice coordinator of PIONEER at KI. "It's also been shown that girls who reach puberty early are affected in a way that can have consequences for their future, both socially and financially. It's also conceivable that early pubert...

U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men

...s and nerves are tightly bundled provoking NAION," says Pomeranz. The onset of NAION within hours after ingestion of Viagra in 14 patients supports an association between the use of the drug and NAION. Based on the fact that 14 cases of NAION have now been reported soon after the use of Viagra, the rese...

HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active

...e, this should be a routine part of primary care," says lead author Curt G. Beckwith, MD, an infectious di...e HIV infection and prevent AIDS in this country," says Carlos del Rio, professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, chief of medical servi...

Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo

...t than use of these drugs sequentially, or alone," says lead investigator Aman Buzdar, M.D., professor in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at M. D. Anderson. "This is the best treatment result we have seen in this patient population," Buzdar says. "It shows that we can potentially change the natu...

Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients

...those should be very helpful for kidney patients," says senior investigator Keith A. Hruska, M.D., the Ira M. Lang Professor of Nephrology and professor of pediatrics and of cell biology and physiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. "The drug we used in the mice and other simila...

Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass

...arkers. So are their bones healthy or not? Fontana says he's not sure. Current clinical measurements would..., normal bone turnover and high vitamin D, Fontana says the usual clinical parameters may not apply. "For example, post-menopausal, frail women with osetop...

Corrected metabolism leads to health benefits and weight loss

...ch as diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, says a leading Canadian General Practitioner. The Metabolism Correcting program begins when people who enroll are given a series of blood tests that measure 28 factors that relate to their metabolism. They are then given individually-designed portio...

Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies

...to prevent deadly food allergy reactions as well," says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. The injectab... percent less histamine in the cultures with GFD," says Dr. Saxon. "Those results suggested that GFD successfully prevented the immune cells from reacting t...

Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients

...em before or soon after arriving at the hospital," says Ik-Kyung Jang, MD, PhD, director of cardiovascular...usions of previously reported postmortem studies," says Jang. "We still need to gather more data to confirm these characteristics, and our group will carry...

Some brain cells 'change channels' to fine-tune the message

...ntrolling nerve cells, but we're looking into it," says Richard Huganir, Ph.D., professor of neuroscience ...from dying. "But that's a big 'if' at this point," says Huganir....

Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure

...arly changes in the way the heart is functioning," says Dr. Gaston Kakota Kapuku, cardiovascular researche...he video games, we increase their blood pressure," says Dr. Kapuku. "We are going to see when their blood pressure increases if their diastolic function als...

Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack

...ation of the promise of adult stem cell research," says lead study investigator and cardiologist Joshua Ha... of heart tissue as dangerous scars in the heart," says study co-investigator and cardiologist Steven Schulman, M.D., a professor at Hopkins and director of...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers ... researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments ... Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. ... biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of ... Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published ...
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